The Coolest Sunglasses Worn by Sportstars

It’s blazing hot.

Over 30 degrees and the sun burns brightly.

While most of us seek shelter and the comfort of air conditioning, give some consideration to those who are paid to run around a field all day hitting and chasing balls for our entertainment.

This summer is set to be extremely hot and bright and your favourite sport stars will be feeling the heat. With the Ashes upon us again, the Australian Golf Open and the Australian Tennis Open too, we’re set for a sizzling summer of sport. To make sure they not only look cool, but also see well despite the blinding rays, athletes have been spotted out with these sunglasses — both cool and effective.

Nike Max Transitions

Nike Transitions
Nike Transition sunglassesNike and Transition Optical has come together to create sunglasses that change according to light exposure. The sunglasses are ideal for outdoor athletes to optimize their performance. Not only do the shades gradually turn dark to light and vice versa in response to sunlight, there are different tints for selective sports. There’s the Golf Tint, which has a violet color, designed to improve the contrast of the fairway and there’s an outdoors tint that brightens shadows; ideal for trails. Golfer Paul Casey and tennis star Bernard Tomic were seen modeling these special frames.

Oakley Polarized Flak Jacket Sunglasses

oakley sunglasses
oakley flak jacket sunglassesSport professionals demand nothing less than the best, and Oakley have answered their challenge for decades. World-class athletes drive Oakley to create innovation after innovation, including interchangeable lens designs with unbeatable optical clarity. Flak Jacket takes that to the next level with the latest in performance technology. See these sunglasses on Australian tennis ace Sam Stosur as well as former Tour de France winner Cadel Evans.

Adidas Evil Eye Halfrim L Rectangle Sunglasses

adidas-evil-eye-sunglassesAdidas Evil Eye. Even the name is wicked! These are serious performance sunglasses sported by a number of top-class athletes. Tri.fit temple, double snap nose bridge, quick-change lens system, quick-release hinge, ergonomically shaped temples with traction grip, ventilation system, spx & flex zones, helmet compatible and lens lock system. If that lot doesn’t improve your game I don’t know what will! You’ll see these sunglasses wrapped around runner Jeremy Wariner, Mountain biker Darren Berrecloth and cyclist Alejandro Valverde.

Adidas Adizero Tempo

Last summer at the Olympic games in London, these sunglasses were very popular amongst Adidas athletes. Track and field runner, Jess Ennis, 3 x gold medal sprinter Veronica Campbell-Brown and sprinter, Yohan Blake were all seen rocking these fresh frames. These sunglasses have a variety of amazing features such as quick-change lens system, double-snap nose bridge that is individually adaptable, and a ventilation system.

Bolle Draft sunglasses

bolle sunglasses
bolle draft sunglassesThe Bolle Draft sunglasses are a personal favourite of Australian two time Ironman Champion Chris Legh who has enjoyed a 20-year partnership with the company. Bolle are also worn by one half of Australia’s number one volleyball team, Louise Bawden as well as former number one world golfer Lee Westwood.

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